What To See & Do Guide

Tarbert is central to many areas of interest in Argyll and Kintyre. Tarbert is the last stop before the ferry to Islay, and also is convenient for connecting to Cowal via the Portavadie to Tarbert ferry.

There are many activities and sites of interest here, please find below a few snippets of information on what to see and do in the local area.

Tarbert Castle

Tarbert Castle ruins remain and are the starting point for the popular Kintyre Way walk. The castle is associated with Robert The Bruce and what remains adopts a dominant position overlooking Tarbert village and Loch Fyne. Information about the castle's history can be found on Tarbertlochfyne.com

Kintyre Way

The Kintyre Way is the most recent of the great Scottish Walks which starts at Tarbert, completes the first of 7 sections at Skipness, and then continues along 86 miles of grassland, forestry, and coast to the finishing point at Dunaverty. You can find out more on the Kintyre Way Website.


The Waverley is the last ocean going paddle steamer that provides a public touring service. During the late spring and summer months, the Waverley stops at Tarbert on its journey up and around Loch Fyne. You can find out more information and dates on the Waverley Excursions Website.

The Tarbert Hotel

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What To See & Do In Tarbert
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